Doulingo http://wesa.fm en Pittsburgh Company Grabs Free App of the Year Title from Apple http://wesa.fm/post/pittsburgh-company-grabs-free-app-year-title-apple <p></p><p>Apple has chosen a Pittsburgh-born app as its free app of the year.</p><p><a href="http://www.duolingo.com/">Duolingo</a> teaches people how to speak a new language, and it's been downloaded more than 10 million times since being released a year ago.&nbsp;</p><p>Duolingo CEO Louis Von Ahn said more than a billion people are trying to learn a new language. He believes two-thirds of them are from the lower rungs of the socio-economic ladder, and the reason they are learning a new language is because they are trying to get ahead in life.</p> Thu, 19 Dec 2013 22:23:29 +0000 Mark Nootbaar 21560 at http://wesa.fm Pittsburgh Company Grabs Free App of the Year Title from Apple